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Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre presents “The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940”

June 27, 2022 | Department of Theatre, Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre | Harding University’s Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre presents its second production of the summer, “The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940.” The show will debut Thursday, July 7. Show casts feature members of the Searcy community and University faculty, staff and students.  “The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940” is a mix-up & mystery comical whodunit that
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Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre kicks off 39th season with “Arsenic and Old Lace”

June 15, 2022 | Department of Theatre, Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre | Harding University’s Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre is opening a season of  “Mayhem & Mirth” with the production of “Arsenic and Old Lace.” The show will debut Thursday, June 16, followed by productions of “The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940” and “The Play that Goes Wrong” in July and August. Show casts feature members
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Harding University announces new executive vice president

Harding University appointed Dr. Jean-Noel Thompson as executive vice president June 1. Thompson will serve alongside President Mike Williams as he begins his tenure. “Dr. Thompson is a highly talented, Spirit-led leader who will be intimately engaged with the entire University community,” Williams said. “He wants nothing more than to build a relational and supportive culture.”  Thompson previously served as vice president for student services
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Dr. Mike Williams begins presidency at Harding University

June 1, 2022 | President | Harding University’s sixth president, Dr. Mike Williams, begins his tenure Wednesday, June 1, 2022. He steps into this role ahead of the University’s centennial anniversary. “We are passionate about making a Christian education a reality for a new era of emerging adults. … This consequential moment in our history provides us with a time to be introspective as we
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Harding University appoints three new members to board of trustees

May 16, 2022 | Harding University announced the addition of Mark Crews, Dr. Swaid Swaid and Mark Weeks to its board of trustees on May 6, 2022. Crews, Swaid and Weeks will attend their first board meeting in June. Their appointment brings the number to 23 men and women serving as Harding’s governing body.  “Each of these men are great supporters of the University and
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Harding University to host the 2022 Special Olympics Arkansas Summer Games

May 10, 2022 | Harding University will host the 2022 Special Olympics Arkansas Summer Games May 12-13. This year’s theme is “Breakthrough.” Athletes will compete in sports including track & field, powerlifting, ​swimming, tennis, flag football and more. “We are excited to have the Special Olympics Arkansas Summer Games back in Searcy and back on Harding’s campus,” said Dr. John Richard Duke, executive director of
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Harding University to recognize graduates during spring commencement May 7

May 3, 2021 | Graduation | Harding University’s spring commencement ceremonies will be held Saturday, May 7, celebrating the accomplishments of more than 700 students. Three ceremonies will be held at 9 a.m., 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. in the University’s George S. Benson Auditorium.  Members of this semester’s graduating class represent 18 different nations and territories and 39 states. Degrees will be conferred from
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Harding students design, present 2022 luxury hotel branding project

April 19, 2022 | Art & Design | Communication | Thirty-six Harding students within the College of Arts and Humanities worked in teams to develop designs, branding strategies and promotions for luxury hotels located in Charlotte, North Carolina; Denver, Colorado; San Antonio, Texas; and St. Louis, Missouri using specific artists as their inspiration.  Four teams comprised of students majoring in graphic design, interior architecture and
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Spring Sing participants award nearly $7K to local charities

April 16, 2022 | Spring Sing | This weekend, students, faculty and production crew members came together to perform Spring Sing 2022: “Moments.” Since 1974, Searcy has been home to this musical extravaganza showcasing the talent and spirit of Harding. This year, more than 19 social clubs were represented in seven club performances, and ensemble cast members and hosts and hostesses performed, accompanied by the
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Harding University Spring Sing presents ‘Moments’ April 14-16

April 7, 2022 | Spring Sing | Students, alumni, families, friends and guests of Harding University are invited April 14-16 for the 48th annual Spring Sing. The musical variety show will feature hundreds of students involved in seven productions, plus 23 ensemble cast members and four hosts and hostesses accompanied by the Harding University Jazz Band.  “As Armin Houman once said, ‘Life is not measured
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